EnergyREV LEAD for User Influence Tools AND Co-I on User engagement, preferences and behaviours and Co-I on New Tools and Framework
Rajat Gupta is Director of the multi-disciplinary Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development and Low Carbon Building Research Group at Oxford Brookes University, where he also holds professorial chair in sustainable architecture and climate change. He has led major interdisciplinary research projects on evaluating the impacts of low carbon communities using action research (ESRC/EPSRC energy and communities EVALOC project), smart storage of solar electricity (Innovate UK ERIC project) and integration of renewables in communities (Innovate UK LEMUR project). He is currently PI of a £1.3m UK-India EPSRC-DST project on residential energy reduction in India (RESIDE).
As Co-I on the EnergyReV Core programme, Rajat is involved in work streams on user engagement and facilitating scale-up of smart local energy systems through new tools and frameworks. He is also leading the EnergyREV Plus project on user influence tools for enabling two-way engagement with smart local energy systems.